Chapter 2 has an intriguing title, “The Sexuality of Jesus.” I don’t want to say that it didn’t live up to its name. As I read Mere Sexuality, I’m realizing there are 3 categories that the broad term “sexuality” encompasses. One is gender / transgenderism, one is orientation / LGBTQ+, and the other would be what is sometimes called “sexual purity,” more or less meaning pornography, sex before marriage, lust, etc.
Wilson and I are both heterosexual, married men who love Scripture, pastor churches, and love people. So there is a compassionate ache for those who struggle with gender identity or with same sex attraction, but also the conviction that Scripture is the inspired and authoritative word of God and you can’t pick and choose the parts you like and don’t like.
Ep. 15 is packed!
There’s a hard hitting mailbag, covering both same sex attraction and what to do after you’ve unintentionally seen porn on your computer.
Noah talks about Covenant Eyes’ Custom Block List, which they just brought back.
Kids puking on a whale watching tour.
Living with the in-laws.
Noah is trying to be young and hip so is now using Instagram @noahfilipiak – He is asking for help on what Instagram is for, besides selfies and food pics.
Limits. And the quote, “When the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of change…THAT’S when people change.”
And the topic of the day: How an urban, multi-ethnic church planter ended up in rural Middleville and working at a suburban white megachurch
At the end of the day, I’m just tired of people saying, “Jesus says ABC about love,” when there are direct quotes from Jesus that say exactly the opposite.
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